The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Desktop Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Specialist
Rank 886 931 961
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Median salary £31,000 £20,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £20,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -55.55%
Desktop Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88827 96010 107374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75478 79551 88659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

Desktop Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist across the England region.

Desktop Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Desktop Support Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 5 £31,000 -13.88%
Yorkshire +10 2 £45,000 +125.00%
North West - 1 - -
Desktop Support Specialist
UK

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Desktop Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Apple
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) MCSA
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
7 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
1 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCDST
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Apple
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco